Marion Wesley

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Confederate Veterans Gather in 1903 in Springville, Alabama

On Monday August 17, 1903, one of the most unique and interesting reunions was held by the “Old Ex-Confederate Soldiers” in the Baptist Church at this place. * * * * At 11 o'clock some sixty of the old veterans, living in, and around Springville, assembled in that church, singing, praying, and reading of the scriptures was engaged in, after which short talks were made by Rev. J. S. E. Robinson, A. W. Woodall, S. W. Henny, J. B. Robertson, J. H. Vandergrift and B. B. Cornelius, after which …

Civil War Vets- Grand Army of the Republic- Parade at 1915 Encampment. 

<b>Civil War Vets-</b> <b>Grand Army of the Republic- Parade at 1915 Encampment.</b><p><i>“…We do learn as we grow older, War, obviously, is the least romantic of all of man’s activities and it contains elements which the veterans do not describe to children. This aged berry-peddler, for instance, who lost his arm in the Wilderness: he had never told me about the wounded men who were burned to death in the forest fire which swept that infernal stretch of woodland while the battle was going on; nor had any of his</i> …

Incredible colorized historical photos

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945<p>Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937<p>Japanese Archers circa 1860<p>View from Capitol in Nashville, …

On Robert Capa's 100th Birthday, Magnum Asks Photographers Everywhere to #GetCloser100

A French military convoy marches past a rice field on its way north towards Doai Tan, Vietnam, May 25, 1954.Robert Capa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Robert …

Incredibly Rare Robert Capa Interview Lets Us Hear His Voice for the Very First Time

Two days ago, the late great Robert Capa would have turned 100 years old. There was quite a bit of revelry surrounding what would have been the …

Sheffield Football Club, 1890 - a picture from the past

On 24 October 1857, the Sheffield Football Club was founded by wine merchant Nathaniel Creswick and solicitor William Prest. The club is recognised as the oldest in the world and was instrumental in establishing set rules for football, which became known as the Sheffield Rules. The team today play …

The Would-Be Assassin and the Camera

It’s not uncommon to hear someone say that they were haunted by an image, often an old photograph. It is a figurative and evocative expression. To …

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. A self-taught photographer in his personal life – and a wallpaper printer for William Morris in his professional – Warner took 240 photographs of the local children, of which only 30 survive. Here …

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

An Insider's View Of 19th-Century Paris (Even The Urinals)

A city under construction — and destruction — is currently on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" is a collection of 19th-century photographs of one of the world's most beloved cities as it transitioned from medieval architectural hodgepodge …

Across the Atlantic with the Red Star Line – in pictures

Albert Einstein and Irving Berlin were among the 2.5 million passengers, mostly migrants, who took the Red Star Line's ocean liners from Belgium to America between 1873 and 1934. Scroll through the gallery to view some of the images on display at the Red Star Line Museum, which opened in Antwerp on …

Blast from the Past: Photos Captured 125 Years Ago with the Kodak No. 1

It could be argued that consumer photography didn’t begin until 1888, when Eastman Kodak made his Kodak No. 1 (the followup to the Kodak Box) …

Insider’s Guide to the Great American Beer Festival

For the longest time beer was treated as a second-class libation, failing to garner the attention of its hoity-toity cousins wine and liquor. But …

Bucket Lists

Puerto Rico: (U.S.) Passports Optional

In his latest book, <i>100 Places That Will Change Your Child’s Life</i>, <i>Traveler</i> magazine’s editor in chief Keith Bellows proclaims that the passport is the new diploma — that a child who learns to travel will travel to learn.<p>The sad reality is that only about a third of all Americans have passports. …

20-something small, portable campers for backwoods living

Out back<p>Easily the largest category of small campers in the collection is hitch trailers, which come in every size, shape and style. Some of them are …

Classic Cars